Membership Exchanges

Membership Has Benefits

Some of the many benefits of a Birch Aquarium membership are membership exchanges. Your membership offers free admission to other local institutions. These exchanges happen for limited times throughout the year so please check back regularly or reach out to our membership team at


Living Coast Discovery Center Membership Exchange

January 2-31, 2019

Birch Aquarium members receive free admission to the Living Coast Discovery Center January 2-31, 2019. This zoo/aquarium features animals native to the Southern California Coastline. Show your aquarium membership card at the Living Coast Discovery Center ticket Booth to receive this offer. 


Free Admission to Wave Waterpark 

July 1-31, 2018

Birch Aquarium members receive one free admission to the Wave Waterpark in Vista, CA. Show your aquarium membership card at the waterpark ticket booth to receive the offer. Please be sure to check their hours and events before you visit. 


The Big Exchange

May 2018

The Big Exchange gives members of participating organizations reciprocal admission at 35 museums, historic sites, gardens, and more throughout San Diego County. Show your current membership card and get free entry to the organizations listed below.

Simply head to your favorite participating museum. Once you arrive, tell your guest services representative that you are there for "the Big Exchange," then show your membership card from any museum on the list for complimentary reciprocal admission. Learn more.


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